Fleet Innovation Resource Center
Innovation has been central to the evolution of Descartes’ routing, mobile and telematics solutions. Never before has there been a convergence of so many technological advancements available to accelerate their transformation. Descartes is combining these advancements with the deep domain expertise gained over many years in the market to deliver the next generation of solutions that make a difference to your business. Here are some of the many ways Descartes is leveraging advanced technologies.
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Machine Learning is the study of computer algorithms that improve automatically through experience. It is seen as a subset of artificial intelligence.
Same-day optimization is the dynamic delivery appointment booking and execution of intra-day ad-hoc orders through intelligent automated selection.
Strategic Route Planning
Strategic route planning is a technology-enabled route planning process to determine the optimal combination and location of resources to meet customer service & financial targets.
Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is an application of technology, governed by business logic and structured inputs, aimed at automating business processes.
A digital twin is a virtual model of a process, product or service. This pairing allows analysis of data to head off problems before they even occur.
In cloud computing, elasticity is defined as the degree to which a system is able to adapt to workload changes by provisioning and de-provisioning resources in an autonomic manner.
Descartes Innovation in the News
Innovations to Supply Chain and Logistics: Where Are They Happening?
The turbulence of the past three years has shown senior management the importance of supply chains and logistics. Descartes studied 1,000 supply chain and logistics executives in North America and Europe to learn if there were common technology innovation themes.
The Unstoppable Digitization of Global Logistics
Digitization had been slowly progressing in the global logistics market prior to the pandemic. However, the operational changes brought on by COVID-19, subsequent macroeconomic issues such as resource shortages, and heightened demand for goods have all increased awareness about the value of digitization and accelerated its impact.
The State of Supply Chain & Logistics Innovation
Descartes' Chris Jones and Adrian Gonzalez of Talking Logistics discuss why companies are innovating and where they are focusing their efforts, the role of advanced computing technologies in technology innovation, and whether there’s a connection between supply chain and logistics innovation and business success.
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